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PREFERRED TERM
fragmental igneous rock  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Igneous rock in which greater than 75 percent of the rock consists of fragments produced as a result of igneous rock-forming process. Includes pyroclastic rocks, autobreccia associated with lava flows and intrusive breccias. Excludes deposits reworked by epiclastic processes (see Tuffite)
DESCRIPTION
  • Igneous rock in which greater than 75 percent of the rock consists of fragments produced as a result of igneous rock-forming process. Includes pyroclastic rocks, autobreccia associated with lava flows and intrusive breccias. Excludes deposits reworked by epiclastic processes (see Tuffite)
IDENTIFIER
  • fragmentalIgneousRock
TITLE
  • fragmental igneous rock
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/LithologyValue/fragmentalIgneousRock
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